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Doctor insights on: Following Cure For A Yeast Infection When Can You Have Sex Again

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How long after an treatment for a yeast infection can I have intercourse?

How long after an treatment for a yeast infection can I have intercourse?

I recommend: Completing your course of treatment and waiting until you are no longer red, itching and in pain. ...Read more

Sexual Intercourse (Definition)

Couples often worry about having sex during pregnancy. They may be afraid that having sex could cause a miscarriage or harm the baby. It is best to talk to your doctor or nurse midwife about your specific situation to make sure you are considered at low risk for complications such a ...Read more


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After a yeast infection is cured when can you have sex again?

After a yeast infection is cured when can you have sex again?

When comfortable: If one's infection is cleared, and there are no more signs or symptoms, plus one feels comfortable with it, it is okay to resume intercourse. A woman may benefit from keeping semen out of her vagina for a while (use condoms), to let her vagina maintain a normal pH (acidity level) for a few weeks. ...Read more

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Monistat 3 day treatment didn't cure my yeast infection. I still have inching and pain during sex. What should I do?

Monistat 3 day treatment didn't cure my yeast infection. I still have inching and pain during sex. What should I do?

Time: Please give yourself a chance to heal before having sex. A yeast infection usually resolves in one to two weeks with appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Can you have sex with a yeast infection?

Can you have sex with a yeast infection?

Yes: Many women have an overgrowth of yeast and have no symptoms - with or without having sex. Often sexual intercourse is quite painful when a woman does have a yeast infection. ...Read more

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Can you have sex with an yeast infection?

Can you have sex with an yeast infection?

Yes: Yes, but it might be uncomfortable and/or take longer for it to go away. ...Read more

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How soon can you have sex after a yeast infection?

How soon can you have sex after a yeast infection?

Yeast infections.: Hold off on having vaginal intercourse until your course of treatment is complete and you no longer have redness, itching or burning of vulva. ...Read more

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Can you have sex with a condom if your treating a yeast infection?

Can you have sex with a condom if your treating a yeast infection?

Yes you may: Yes you may and still it is a good practice to wash your genitalia with soap and water after sex. ...Read more

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How long after yeast infection can you have sex?

How long after yeast infection can you have sex?

Wait until you have: Completed your course of treatment and you are no longer, red, raw and in pain. ...Read more

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How long after a yeast infection can you have sex? I took 150mg of diflucan (fluconazole) last Monday, no symptoms.

How long after a yeast infection can you have sex? I took 150mg of diflucan (fluconazole) last Monday, no symptoms.

Now: Make sure your partner was also treated or it will be transmitted back to you. All the best. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I have a yeast infection and have sex is it contageous?

Yeast is not: Considered an std but it can be spread through intimate/ sexual contact. ...Read more

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How soon can I have sex after a yeast infection?

How soon can I have sex after a yeast infection?

Yeast Infection: Hold off on having vaginal intercourse until your course of treatment is complete and you no longer have redness, itching or burning of vulva. ...Read more

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When I have sex I get an yeast infection. What could it mean?

Post-coital yeast: Infections can be transmitted during sex whether traditional or oral. There have been reports of women developing yeast infection after receiving oral sex. This is also yet another reason to make sure your partner wears a condom each & every time you engage in sex to avoid sexually transmitted infections/diseases. Doesn't matter if it's 1st & you're his only partner ever. Just make a habit of it. ...Read more

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Want to have sex but have yeast infection. How can I get around this?

Want to have sex but have yeast infection. How can I get around this?

May cause pain: If your vaginal tissues are already red, tender or painful - the penile friction is likely to make it more uncomfortable. Maybe it would be best to hold off on vaginal intercourse until your tissues have healed more and you have completed your course of treatment. You have potential to infect your partner. ...Read more

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Any ideas if I can have sex after a yeast infection?

Any ideas if I can have sex after a yeast infection?

Yeast Infections: Hold off on having vaginal intercourse until your course of treatment is complete and you no longer have redness, itching or burning of vulva. ...Read more

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I have a vaginal yeast infection is it okay to have sex using a condom?

I have a vaginal yeast infection is it okay to have sex using a condom?

Yeast infection: IIt is OK to have sex when you have a yeast infection. What's really at stake is your comfort — intercourse might be uncomfortable, if you have an active vaginal infection. Sex will not make the infection clear more slowly. ...Read more

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How long after an yeast infection can I have sex?

How long after an yeast infection can I have sex?

Symptoms gone: Once the itching and irritation of a yeast infection are gone it is fine to have sex again. You can actually have sex while you still have a yeast infection - it will be uncomfortable though. If you do have sex while you are taking vaginal medication for yeast, don't have sex right after you've put the medication in, or it will get wiped out of the vagina and won't treat you. ...Read more

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Can I have sex a day after my yeast infection went away?

Can I have sex a day after my yeast infection went away?

Wait a bit longer: Sex now probably would not be harmful. However, if you have sex too soon, it may be irritating -- and then you might have difficulty knowing whether it's just irritation from sex or the yeast hasn't cleared up. Best to wait a few more days. ...Read more

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How long after a yeast infection can I have sex?

How long after a yeast infection can I have sex?

Yeast ; sex: Hold off on having vaginal intercourse until your course of treatment is complete and you no longer have redness, itching or burning of vulva. ...Read more

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Is it okay to have sex after the yeast infection has cleared up?

Is it okay to have sex after the yeast infection has cleared up?

Yes: If both partners have been treated and are no longer symptomatic, then yes. Use birth control and protect against further infection. All the best. ...Read more

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Can I still have sex with condom if I have yeast infection?

Can I still have sex with condom if I have yeast infection?

Yes, but: It may be irritating and u may feel worse after, most women would want to wait until the infection is gone. ...Read more

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What happens if you have sex with a condom while u have a yeast infection?

What happens if you have sex with a condom while u have a yeast infection?

Painful vagina: Probably your vagina will be irritated and you might have more pain. Otherwise, it's not a big deal. ...Read more

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Would if be okay to have sex with a yeast infection?

Would if be okay to have sex with a yeast infection?

Wait: Hold off on having vaginal intercourse until your course of treatment is complete and you no longer have redness, itching or burning of vulva. ...Read more

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How long do I wait to have sex after yeast infection?

How long do I wait to have sex after yeast infection?

Yeast ; sex: Hold off on having vaginal intercourse until your course of treatment is complete and you no longer have redness, itching or burning of vulva. ...Read more

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Please tell me what the chances of my bf catching a yeast infection from me if we have sex?

Although: This is not a primary way to get a yeast infection - yes, it can be spread through intimate contact. ...Read more

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When after using a yeast infection cream do I wait to have sex?

When after using a yeast infection cream do I wait to have sex?

Comfortable & tx'ed: Wait until you feel comfortable. If your tissues are still red & burning, vaginal intercourse could be painful. Complete treatment to avoid infecting your partner. ...Read more

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How long should you wait to have sex after a yeast infection?

How long should you wait to have sex after a yeast infection?

Symptoms gone: Once the itching and irritation of a yeast infection are gone it is fine to have sex again. You can actually have sex while you still have a yeast infection - it will be uncomfortable though. If you do have sex while you are taking vaginal medication for yeast, don't have sex right after you've put the medication in, or it will get wiped out of the vagina and won't treat you. ...Read more

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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable of fermenting ...Read more